sheath of eyeball n.
A condensation of connective tissue on the outer aspect of the sclera, from which it is separated by a narrow cleftlike space. Also called Tenon’s capsule.
- Sheath of schwann
sheath of Schwann n. See neurilemma.
noun 1. an African tree, Butyrospermum parkii, of the sapodilla family, bearing a round, smooth-skinned fruit that contains one or more seeds yielding shea butter.
verb (used with object), sheaved, sheaving. 1. to gather, collect, or bind into a sheaf or sheaves. noun 1. a pulley for hoisting or hauling, having a grooved rim for retaining a wire rope. 2. a wheel with a grooved rim, for transmitting force to a cable or belt. verb 1. (transitive) to gather or […]
noun 1. plural of sheaf. noun 1. plural of sheave2 . noun, plural sheaves. 1. one of the bundles in which cereal plants, as wheat, rye, etc., are bound after reaping. 2. any bundle, cluster, or collection: a sheaf of papers. verb (used with object) 3. to bind (something) into a sheaf or sheaves. verb […]